Dario Maria Walid Yassa was born in Milan from italian mother and egyptian father. Pianist and composer, he
is a 1994 Conservatorio A. Vivaldi graduate from Maestro Vincenzo Balzani.
He graduates with the 4th of Composition at Conservatorio G. Verdi in Milan and he prolongues his studies
with Maestro Eros Negri. He also obtains the title of SIAE composer, qualification needed to perform in
important exhibits and gigs.
He develops a strong interest for jazz music and attends the Manhattan School Of Music where he learns
impro jazz with Barry Harris and Mike Abene. Pianist Barry Harris invites him to take part to several of his
seminars in New York and Boston